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 Catering Manager 3 - CLAREMONT, California, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Sodexo 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Hospitality/Tourism
Management - General
Operations - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 74091 / Latpro-3625129 
Date posted: Jul-12-2018
State, Zip: California, 91711

Description

Unit Description

Are you looking for your career to SHINE?

Sodexo is seeking a Catering Manager 3 for our University account at Scripps College - a high profile private University in Claremont, CA in Southern California. The University hosts many high end Special Catering and Fundraising events throughout the year. The Catering Manager will oversee a busy catering department – events ranging from basic catering, to summer conferences, to high-end plated dinners to banquets, specialty events and fundraising events. Looking for a creative, food focused Catering / Banquet manager with talent for presentation who is detail oriented, offers great customer service focus, and strong communication skills.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have five + years of high volume catering/banquet/event management including high end, high profile and special event catering. Experience in resort, conference center or hotel banquet background also a plus.
  • have extensive formal training in Catering services, with particular emphasis on customer service, event planning and presentation, and event management.
  • have a strong focus on food quality, and display a knack for presentation, finesse and inspiration.
  • be versed in culinary functions, menu development, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation.
  • Demonstrate superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.
  • Exhibit strong communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.
  • strong time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Seeking Bilingual candidates – the ability to speak Spanish would be helpful managing this workforce.

Sound like the exciting catering/event managment opportunity you have been waiting for? APPLY TODAY! Join the Sodexo team at Scripps College.



Position Summary

Oversight of catering activities for a medium to large size location/unit with less than $1.5M in managed catering volume. Complex events with a high degree of hands on involvement in catering solutions. Large amount of high profile events. Strong client interaction.
Key Duties
- Oversight of Sodexo resources, recipes, systems and use of catering programs to direct daily catering events including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations.
- Oversight of the sales process for catering and/or conference services. Works with client and customers to design events.
- Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.
- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Sodexo standards in various environments. Drives the Zero Harm mindset.
- Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary
- Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards



Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


 

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